Health and Medicine

State-run sites to give shots to kids 12-15

May 11, 2021 Arizona has state-run vaccination sites in metro Phoenix, Tucson, Yuma and Flagstaff.

County health report shows an uptick in overdose, borderland deaths in 2020

May 10, 2021 Chief Medical Examiner Greg Hess says a record number of remains were found in the Arizona desert last year.

COVID-19 case numbers continue to creep higher statewide

May 8, 2021 Arizona reports 939 additional COVID cases, 16 more deaths

Research finds higher risks for Hispanic and Indigenous patients in Arizona with kidney cancer

May 7, 2021 According to the research, a higher risk of mortality and advanced-staged kidney cancer in these racial groups are more common.

Three million first COVID-19 doses dispensed in AZ

May 7, 2021 Vaccine hesitancy continues to mount in the state.

FEMA vaccination sites open in Pima County

May 3, 2021 Mobile clinics aim to reach underserved people.

UA delivering mobile COVID-19 vaccines

May 3, 2021 The university is trying to take vaccines to people who need it.

UA shifts all COVID-19 vaccines indoors

May 3, 2021 The vaccine pod is expected to close by the end of June.

Body-positive initiative grows at UA

Apr 30, 2021 The program is responding to increasing issues of self-esteem during the pandemic.

Overdose deaths set record in 2020

Apr 30, 2021 Opioids were part of 70% of the deaths.

UA taking COVID-19 vaccines on the road

Apr 26, 2021 Demand at fixed vaccine sites is dropping.

State Dept. of Health Service backs resumption of use of J&J vaccine

Apr 24, 2021 Decision follows recommendation of CDC

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden makes 2-day trip in Navajo Nation

Apr 23, 2021 Biden meets with tribal leaders, women, business leaders, vaccination workers and children to discuss the needs of the nation.

Two million fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Arizona

Apr 22, 2021 Nearly a third of Arizona residents are now fully vaccinated.

Tohono O'odham Nation removes curfew, and amends other guidelines

Apr 21, 2021 The nation is now allowing funeral and wake services to occur after dark.

Ducey bans vaccine passports

Apr 19, 2021 Ducey issued an order banning government use of vaccine passports.

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